Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 6.2 JUJUY, ARGENTINA on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 50 km north of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 at 11:16 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 50 km north of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 at 11:16 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 186 km depth

24 Sep 11:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 196.0 to 186.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Sep 2014 11:16:12 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 186.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.79°S / 66.47°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1436 km (892 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.2186 km JUJUY, ARGENTINAEMSC
M 6.2193 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 6.2189 km46km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 6.2189 kmNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaGeoAu
M 6.3257 km132 km al SE de San Pedro de AtacamaGUG (U. Chile)
M 5.9229 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES

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User reports for this quake (9)

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Lonodn / not felt : .
Lonodn / not felt
Lonodn / not felt
Lonodn / not felt
Lonodn / not felt
Lonodn / not felt
cerro armazones / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Antofagasta (Chile, 392 km W of epicenter) : It was long with two high points. (reported through EMSC)
Antofagasta (Chile, 391 km W of epicenter) : fue temblor fuerte y casi sin pauza entre los dos golpes, pense que era de mas cerca (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 50 km north of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, 24 September 2014 11:16 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (269 quakes):
  • 22 Mar 2015 08:47 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    199 km (123.7 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 21 Mar 2015 07:31 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    214 km (133 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 21 Mar 2015 05:08 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    220 km (136.7 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 20 Mar 2015 06:37 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    181.5 km (112.8 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 19 Mar 2015 10:35 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    202 km (125.5 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 19 Mar 2015 09:58 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    246 km (152.9 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 18 Mar 2015 14:33 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    208 km (129.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 17 Mar 2015 22:11 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    203 km (126.1 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Mar 2015 23:49 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    244 km (151.6 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 16 Mar 2015 07:06 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    273 km (169.6 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 15 Mar 2015 18:35 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    210 km (130.5 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 14 Mar 2015 17:47 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    207 km (128.6 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 14 Mar 2015 15:05 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    219 km (136.1 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 13 Mar 2015 03:03 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    195 km (121.2 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 13 Mar 2015 02:23 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    250 km (155.3 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 12 Mar 2015 21:47 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    207 km (128.6 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 50 km north of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 at 11:16 (GMT)
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